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Membership in international organizations

The Republic of Belarus is a member of the following international organizations:

1. United Nations (UN) — since 1945;
2. United Nations Development Program (UNDP) — since 1965;
3. United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) — since 1975;
4. United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) — since 1947;
5. United Nations Disarmament Commission (UNDC) — since 1978;
6. United Nations Conference on Disarmament (CD) — since 1996;
7. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) — since 1962;
8. United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) — since 1973;
9. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) — since 1969;
10. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) — since 1953;
11. Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) — since 1951.

  

United Nations Specialized Agencies

1. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) — since 1954;
2. International Labor Organization (ILO) — since 1954;
3. Universal Postal Union (UPU) — since 1947;
4. International Telecommunications Union (ITU) — since 1947;
5. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) — since 1948;
6. World Health Organization (WHO) — since 1946;
7. International Monetary Fund (IMF) — since 1992;
8. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) — since 1993;
9. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) — since 1967;
10. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) — since 1985;
11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - since 2005.

World Bank Group

1. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) — since 1992;
2. International Finance Corporation (IFC) — since 1992;
3. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) — since 1992;
4. International Development Association (IDA) — since 1992;
5. International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) - since 1992.

Other International Organizations

1. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) — since 1957;
2. International Organization for Migration (IOM) — since 2005;
3. World Trade Organization (WTO) — observer status since 1993;
4. World Customs Organization (WCO) — since 1993;
5. International Sugar Organization (ISO) — since 1993;
6. World Organization for Animal Health — since 1994;
7. International Wheat Council (IWC) — observer status since 1993;
8. Organization for Railways Cooperation — since 1993;
9. International Science and Technology Center — since 1993;
10. International Scientific and Technical Information Center — since 1993;
11. World Energy Council — since 1992;
12. International Electrical Commission — since 1993;
13. International Organization for Standardization (ISO) — since 1993;
14. International Organization for Legal Metrology — since 1994;
15. International Council on Archives — since 1956;
16. International Bureau of Expositions — since 1951;
17. World Tourism Organization (WTO) — since 1993;
18. International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) — since 1993;
19. Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) — since 1997;
20. Permanent Court of Arbitration — since 1993;
21. International Mobile Satellite Organization — since 1979;
22. International Organization of the Satellite Telecommunication (INTELSAT) — since 1993;
23. International Organization for Satellite Telecommunication (INTERSPUTNIK) — since 1993;
24. Inter–Parliamentary Union (IPU) — since 1994;
25. Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Preparatory Commission — since 1996;
26. International Organization on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation in Electrical Industry (INTERELECTRO) — since 1993;
27. International Federation of Persons with Physical Disabilities (FIMITIC) — since 1991;
28. World Federation of the Deaf — since 1950;
29. International Military Sport Council — since 1993;
30. Non-Aligned Movement - since 1998.

Regional Organizations

1. Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) — since 1992;
2. Joint Consultative Group of the Conventional Forces Treaty — since 1992;
3. Open Sky Treaty Consultative Commission — since 1992;
4. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) — since 1992;
5. Euro–Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) — since 1997;
6. European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) — since 1996;
7. European Broadcasting Union — since 1993;
8. European Energy Charter — since 1991;
9. European Sport Conference — since 1995;
10. European Telecommunication Satellite Organization (EVTELSAT) — since 1994;
11. Central European Initiative (CEI) — since 1996.

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